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RESIST: The Unist'ot'en's Call to the Land | Jul 9 2014 | Unist'ot'en Camp | This documentary focuses on the resistance to pipelines in relation to Indigenous sovereignty and the environmental, legal and social issues surrounding pipeline projects in B.C.
Healing a Boomtown: Final Healing Walk offers hope for breaking Tar Sands habit | Jul 8 2014 | Michael Stewart | In the first of a series, Michael Stewart reports and reflects on the experience of bearing witness to the fifth and final Tar Sands Healing Walk in the Athabasca.
Photo: Flickr/Colin J. McMechan
Looking to the future: Tsilhqot'in vs. British Columbia | Jul 7 2014 | Christina Gray | The Tsilhqot'in decision is going to change the way the courts look at Crown lands and Land Claims. In this article Christina Gray sets out what we can expect and why.
Guatemalan government moves to expel witnesses to police violence at U.S.-Canadian mine site | Jul 7 2014 | Jennifer Moore | Last week, Guatemalan authorities informed two Peace Brigades International (PBI) volunteers who had witnessed a violent eviction that their temporary residence permits were cancelled.
The Tsilhqot'in decision: Time for provinces and industry to accept consent as new standard | Jul 7 2014 | Ramsey Hart | On June 26 the Supreme Court of Canada released a much anticipated decision in Tsilhqot'in Nation v. B.C. The core issue in the case is the extent and nature of Aboriginal title to lands.
Ontario Pow Wow Schedule for July 2014 | Jul 5 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | Hey all, I am pleased to bring you so much awesomeness smooshed into one month.
Photo: flickr/Erin Rikard
Reflecting on the last healing walk, organizers see hope | Jul 4 2014 | Eriel Deranger, Melina Laboucan-Massimo | People from across Alberta, Canada and the world took part in the final tar sands healing walk this June. Five years after the first walk, two organizers reflect on what the action has accomplished.
A present for Canada Day: Idle No More Blockade, the video game! | Jul 2 2014 | Âpihtawikosisân | In Âpihtawikosisân's new video game, you play the character sâkowêw, a Cree girl who is sent by her Elders to gather land defenders in the city to stop a pipeline project from evil Enkoch industries!
Criminalization of Indigenous peoples and reproductive justice | Jul 1 2014 | Migrant Matters Radio | Krysta Williams talks about the deliberate overcriminalization process in which the state intervenes in the lives of Indigenous peoples in colonial Canada, touching on reproductive justice issues.
Photo: flickr/Gina Clifford
Harper versus Aboriginals and civil society | Jul 1 2014 | Duncan Cameron | Canada Day celebrations in London and New York were cancelled this year when corporate sponsors withdrew. It's a piercing example of the way Harper's government operates and what that does to Canada.
Tired of quoting historic Indo-European heroes? Try these historic Indigenous heroes for inspiration! | Jun 28 2014 | Krystalline Kraus | One way to undo Euro-centrism is to take the feeling of pride you feel in the words of great European and realize that wow! there were some smart, heroic leaders from Turtle Island.
WIN! Supreme Court rules in favour of Tsilhqot'in title! | Jun 26 2014 | Brent Patterson | The Supreme Court of Canada grants declaration to Tsilhquot'in that they have Aboriginal title to their lands and that the BC Forestry Act does not apply over their lands.

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Book launch for Feminism FOR REAL and fundraiser for the Highway of Tears: Toronto: Feb 25 Catchfire said... A response to the mainstream feminist blogosphere on 'Feminism FOR REAL' Quote:I'm saying point...
Pipeline Oil Spill Affecting Little Buffalo milo204 said... The spill is apparently on their traditional land.  I think it's fair to assume the clean up...
Turning Harper's words against him Sean in Ottawa said... Nice, Thanks! in
Dru Oja Jay for MEC board NDPP said... SUNCOR is not only in the tarsands but Libya as well. Dru is exactly the right guy for the job! in
Their spirits live within us: Marching for murdered and missing Indigenous women Fidel said... Krystalline Kraus wrote:Even relying on the more modest statistics from NWAC, the list of missing...
On the theft and appropriation of Indigenous cultures by Robert Animikii Horton on rabble.ca kropotkin1951 said... Excellent article thx. When I was in Saskatoon this summer I went to the Mendel exhibition on the...
Should all colonialists just leave Canada? Maysie said... That's a touching and moving account of your feelings, which I know we are all the richer for...
Re: Aboriginal Politics: Bill C 3/ CHRA/ Indian Act/ Constitution/ Private property/Status/Intermarriage/ Representation Maysie said... Hi Kristien Michael, welcome to babble. A few things. You posted this exact same text and...
Newby.. George Victor said... Hellebore, (I had to tack on the "e"), your posting demands a reply. I have found that...
Salaries for FN leaders and bureaucrats debate in the media milo204 said... also, it includes travel expenses. I don't think those figures were included for canadian...

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